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Place of Birth: Lancaster, Lancashire
Service No: 6769
Regiment / Corps / Service: East Lancashire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 6th (Service) Battalion
Division: 13th (Western) Division
Date of Death: 1916-04-18
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 19.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: BASRA MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: GARGRAVE, YORKSHIRE
Sam Naylor (born 21 June 1876) was the son of George Arthur and Jane Hannah Naylor, née Atkinson and brother of A/Corporal George Naylor (14474) (q.v.). Their father was born at Gargrave, Yorkshire and mother at Lancaster, Lancashire.
1881 Gargrave, Yorkshire Census: High Mill - Sam Naylor, aged 4 years, born Lancaster, Lancashire, son of George A. and Jane H. Naylor.
1891 Gargrave, Yorkshire Census: Low Warehouse - Sam Naylor, aged 14 years, born Lancaster, Lancashire, son of George and Jane H. Naylor.
Sam was married to Christiana Elliott in 1896.
1901 Accrington, Lancashire Census: 10, Cedar Street - Sam Naylor, aged 24 years, born Lancaster, Lancashire, husband of Christiana Naylor.
1911 Accrington, Lancashire Census: 10, Cedar Street - Sam Naylor, aged 34 years, born Lancaster, Lancashire, husband of Christiana Naylor.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Sam Naylor, 6769, 6/E. Lan. R. Theatre of War first served in: (2b) Balkans. Date of entry therein: 25.10.15. K. in A. 18.4.16.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Sam Naylor, 6769, 3rd East Lancs.; 2nd East Lancs.; 6th East Lancs.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Sam Naylor, 6769, 6th Batt. East Lancs Reg. Date and Place of Death: 18.4.16. Mesopotamia. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Wife and Sole Legatee - Christina [sic]. £12 12s. 2d.
Sam is commemorated on the Accrington War Memorial.
A short biography of Sam is included in: ‘From Mills to Marching and Back Again - A History of Gargrave from 1900 to 1925’ by Sue Lyall and Donavon Slaven with contributions from George Ingle, Ray Jones and Martin Thompson (2019).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
NAYLOR, Sam, son of Mr. George Naylor of Ingrow, formerly of Gargrave, died from pneumonia Dardanelles June 1916.
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Private Sam NAYLOR
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Lancashire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 13th (Western) Division
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